Entertainment Music Top 10 Prom Songs 2009 Share PINTEREST Email Print Music Pop Music Top Picks Basics Genres & Styles Reviews Top Artists 80s Hits 90s Hits Rock Music Alternative Music Classical Music Country Music Folk Music Rap & Hip Hop Rhythm & Blues World Music Punk Music Heavy Metal Jazz Latin Music Oldies Learn More By Bill Lamb Music Expert M.L.S, Library Science, Indiana University Bill Lamb is a music and arts writer with two decades of experience covering the world of entertainment and culture. our editorial process Bill Lamb Updated May 15, 2019 Prom is remembered by many as one of the most significant events of high school. The music played at prom may stick with you for a lifetime. This is a list of 10 of the hottest songs for making those memories in 2009. 01 of 10 Lady GaGa featuring Colby O'Donis - "Just Dance" Courtesy Interscope Lady GaGa is the hottest new star of 2009, and her first hit single captures perfectly a spirit of fun for prom. It is a must for the night's playlist. 02 of 10 Taylor Swift - "Love Story" Courtesy Big Machine Taylor Swift is a phenomenally talented young songwriter as well as a singer. This smash pop and country hit is a compact love story in song. She is the hottest pop and country star of the moment so her music is bound to please the crowd. 03 of 10 The Veronicas - "Untouched" Courtesy Sire Records If the energy level is flagging, these sisters from Australia, full of attitude, will be certain to turn it back up. "Untouched" is their breakthrough US hit. Many at the prom will remember the video featuring the Veronicas performing at a dance. 04 of 10 Boys Like Girls - "Thunder" © Red Ink Records Current wistful, longing slow dance love songs don't get much better than this one from teen favorites Boys Like Girls. 05 of 10 Sarah McLachlan - "I Will Remember You" Photo by Kevin Winter / Getty Images This is a classic Sarah McLachlan hit from the '90s. It works perfectly as a closing last dance at prom. McLachlan's voice is haunting her as she asks, "Will you remember me?" 06 of 10 Plain White T's - "1,2,3,4" © Hollywood Records The Plain White T's positively ooze sweet charm here. On a night like prom night, it may be just the sentiment that is called for. 07 of 10 Akon featuring Colby O'Donis and Kardinal Offishall - "Beautiful" Courtesy Universal This is a classic tribute song to the beauty of the one you're with. The song makes a great mid-tempo dance. 08 of 10 Oasis - "Wonderwall" Another classic from the '90s to inject into the evening. Oasis are at their peak here. This is a great slow dance for rock fans. 09 of 10 We the Kings - "Check Yes Juliet" Photo by Shane McCauley, courtesy S-Curve Records We the Kings turn up the energy and tell how to make the fairy tale come true. 10 of 10 Ne-Yo - "Closer" Courtesy Def Jam On a night when the guys are as well-dressed as Ne-Yo, he's a must for the playlist.